A Reorientation of Thought
However we choose to view the current state of our world and all of the tremendous obstacles that we face, one thing starts to become increasingly clear and that is the pressing need for a complete reorientation of thought as to how we are living upon this planet if we are to survive.
The old cliché of there being no easy solutions has turned almost overnight to there being virtually no solutions – not even difficult ones – to the problems humanity is collectively facing; whether they be social, environmental, economic or political. This perfect storm of challenges has contributed to a worldwide sense of growing despair that can be seen in the tragic rise in the number of people experiencing depression together with a similar increase in the number of suicides, especially among the young. (Note 1.)
Yet is there a solution to our collective chaos? Can we find a way out of this inferno that we have created on Earth? Politics, and certainly politicians, seem to be incapable of providing either a cure or the kind of unifying global leadership that the world needs. Nor can we continue to spend our way out of trouble by throwing money at every challenge that we face. The federal debt in the United States is close to being a mind-boggling $30,000,000,000,000 (30 trillion dollars) which equates to nearly $250,000 for every single tax payer in the country. Yikes!
As someone likened it recently, we have become like children in the nursery who have broken all the toys, fought and pulled at each other’s hair, soiled the carpet and the walls such that the playground has become toxic and dysfunctional and we don’t know what to do about it.
Well, desperate times do indeed call for new measures, but they don’t need to be desperate in and of themselves. In fact, they can be incredibly enlightening if we are only able to take that complete reorientation of thought, perhaps precipitated by a long-forgotten parent opening the door and stepping into the nursery.
In The Aetherius Society we have been preparing for such an eventuality for more than half a century. In fact, when one stands back it has not been hard to foresee our present worldly difficulties, and even more so when one has studied the occult history of mankind. It is not as though humanity has not been in a similar situation before – in Atlantis, and even before that in Lemuria, two previous civilizations on Earth, both of which we destroyed. (Note 2.)
But what does it take to bring about such a necessary reorientation of thought? Does it require a global catastrophe or a gradual meltdown of society; or is it something more intuitive – an “inner-knowing” kind of intelligence?
If you find yourself in the latter group, more and more concerned about the state – and fate – of our world, we recommend you take a closer look at what the Cosmic Masters have been saying through The Aetherius Society, and in particular during the Cold War just a few years after atom bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. It may no longer sound quite so obscure or outlandish. Indeed, it might find itself speaking to you in a way that now completely resonates.
For example, in the early 1960s the Cosmic Master “Aetherius” from whom we take our name communicating through the trained Yogi Adept and founder of the organization, Dr. George King, gave a Transmission entitled ‘Interplanetary Policy’.
I am a Representative of Venus in Interplanetary Parliament, and as such I have taken upon myself the duty of speaking to people upon Terra [Earth] through this Mental Channel [Dr. George King] to make them think in a different way so that they may be brought out of the mental rut into which they have fallen. This reorientation of thought will bring about a heightened awareness and rise of all consciousness…
Nothing, surely, given the state of today’s world could be either more imperative or more complete. Short of any spontaneous combustion of terrestrial thought onto a higher plane of enlightenment, the adult we need to enter into the room must, by its very nature, be something outside of ourselves if this radical reorientation of thought is to take hold. It needs to deeply capture our collective attention right down to the innermost level of our being, much like how hexagram 51 in the I Ching calls for shock, if humanity is to be sufficiently awakened into a far greater spiritual understanding of our existence not just within the nursery but of the whole mansion in which the nursery itself exists.
Earlier in that same Transmission, the Master Aetherius points out:
No political system is at all complete without a religious foundation.
How can you have water from oxygen alone? You must have the hydrogen to combine with the oxygen in order to have water. You people on Terra vote for and keep a political system in its place which is not in any way complete.
Our religion is a simple one, which has been built upon the foundation that God is ALL.
God, as Absolute, is the One Cosmic Simple.
There cannot be anything else outside of this original Cause.
This original Cause, of course, must contain even a political system which you adopt on Terra, but if you consciously strove to put the correct philosophy in the correct place, you would have a system that would not produce the world calamity and chaos and even internal chaos that your present system produces.
In other words, it is not just an understanding of the Message that we need but also of the Messenger; and the latter may indeed precipitate the former.
A few months ago, the Pentagon, a bastion of the United States establishment, somewhat remarkably published papers that it clearly felt it could no longer keep under wraps about what it terms UAPs – Unidentified Aerial Phenomena. The mere fact that some of these objects displayed characteristics that were as breath-taking as they were alien, as witnessed by highly-trained military personnel, was simply becoming too hot to contain. Public disclosure, after decades of denial and secrecy, seemed by far the most sensible path to take, albeit a calculated one.
It seems to also be the path taken by the aliens themselves; one of gradual exposure allowing us to slowly acclimate to their presence and possible existence. Not enough to frighten us but just enough to gain sufficient attention inside the nursery. One might argue that crop circles exist to perform a similar function; something that we can’t quite make out on the walls but which didn’t seem to be there yesterday. How did they get there? Where did they come from?
Just like UAPs, these mysterious circles have been reappearing in incredible formations and which, also like the UAPs, appear to pose no threat. Indeed, quite the opposite. They entrance us! (Note 3.)
So is it just possible that in this “eleventh hour,” when the Doomsday clock is closer to midnight than at any other time, that we are being prepared for the kind of reorientation of thought that the Master Aetherius was referring to more than 60 years ago?
If so, what does that say about The Aetherius Society which has been advocating for both the message and the Messengers all this time? To the open-minded and intuitive person already awakening to these realizations, we hope you will take a deeper look into these Cosmic Teachings. Where do these alien intelligences come from? What is their purpose for communicating with us and what is their message? Where do we go when we die? Do we ever go to where they have come from? What is our purpose for being on Earth, how did we get here; and – perhaps most importantly – can they provide us with a vision and perspective on how we can resolve and transform all our crises?
These are the types of questions that we need to be asking in these challenging times. To answer them will be to bring about a complete reorientation of global thought, and thereby not only manifest “a heightened awareness and rise of consciousness” so vitally needed, but also virtually guarantee our one and only way of survival as a species on planet Earth.
Failing that, what other alternatives realistically exist?
Note 1. Ref: CDC
Note 2. Ref: The Nine Freedoms Introduction
Note 3. Ref: BBC
About the author
Rev. Paul Nugent is an International Director of The Aetherius Society having joined the Society in England in 1986. He was a personal assistant to Dr. George King during the latter years of his life. Active in interfaith, Paul is also an Emeriti Board Member of the Southern California Committee for a Parliament of the World’s Religions.
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